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Panulirus pascuensis   Reed, 1954

Easter Island spiny lobster
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Classification
Malacostraca | Decapoda | Palinuridae
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Main reference
Holthuis, L.B. 1991. (Ref. 4)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 25.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4); 24 cm TL (female)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 40 m (Ref. 96667)

Climate / Range
Subtropical; 23°S - 30°S, 133°W - 109°W (Ref. 4)

Distribution
Pacific Ocean.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It has lengths of 15 to 25 cm (male) and 15 to 24 cm (female) total body length; 6 to 10 cm (male) and 6 to 9.5 cm (female), carapace length (Ref. 4). Littoral to sublittoral (Ref. 77016). Found in shallow water, from 1 to 5 m deep in crevices of rocky substrates (Ref. 4). Nocturnal. Omnivorous. In general, thorny lobsters have a consistent diet of gastropods, fish remains, decapod, red algae, and brown algae (Ref. 107049). Impregnated and ovigerous females have been taken in December (Ref. 4).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial
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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high